Body Recovered from Chattooga

July 5, 2013

Officials with the recovery efforts on the Chattooga River have recovered the body of a Tampa Florida man who fell from a raft June 19.  The body of Thomas Hill was recovered late this morning.  Crews have been searching the Chattooga River since Thomas Hill was reported missing. Mr Hill was married and father of…

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Buzz: Bartee trial next month

July 5, 2013

Buzz in and out of the Oconee Courthouse is that the State will call for trial the case against James Bartee the week of August 26. But a spokeswoman for the Solicitor’s Office would say only today that the Bartee trial will be announced once her office publishes the trial docket. Such dockets are usually…

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Recovery depletes Red Cross budget

July 5, 2013

The effort to retrieve a body from the Chattooga River has been a costly one to the Oconee Chapter of the American Red Cross. County Councilman Wayne McCall says he spoke Wednesday to Kathy Rogers, Red Cross chapter executive director, who told him that the support her office has given the recovery operation has emptied…

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Burglary suspects sought by Sheriff’s Office

July 5, 2013

The Oconee Sheriff’s Office seeks the public’s help to find two men wanted on multiple charges from a burglary Wednesday night at a Salem area home. The two suspects have been identified by the Sheriff’s Office as Joshua Estes, 24, and James Mitchel Estes II, 30, both of Hendersonville, North Carolina. The burglary occurred just…

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Press conference at 4:30!

July 5, 2013

Amid talk that the body of the missing kayaker has been located, those involved in the recovery operation plan a 4:30 news conference this afternoon at the Long Creek Fire Department. 96.3/WGOG NEWS will cover the news conference and report as soon as possible.

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Hill body being retrieved

July 5, 2013

A law enforcement source tells 96.3/WGOG NEWS that the body of Thomas Hill, the missing kayaker from Florida, has been located, and the coroner is on his way to the scene.

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